Bethlehem, PA 18015
- Mondays: 1pm - 4pm
- Tuesdays: 9am - 12noon
- Wednesdays: 1pm - 4pm
- Thursdays: 9am - 12noon
- Fridays: 9am - 12noon
Meet the Staff
As OISS Coordinator, Bonnie provides letters for driver’s license, status verification, inviting family and friends. She also does I-9 Work Eligibility Form for students and scholars. In addition, Bonnie registers all new students in SEVIS, and signs I-20s for travel. Bonnie can answer many questions related to Social Security Number, driver’s license, local community services.
Mohamed provides assistance with data management in the office to ensure compliance with federal regulations pertaining to F-1, J-1 and H-1B visa holders at Lehigh University. In this position he also serves as a DSO/ARO for the university to help with the production of immigration documents when needed. Also, he makes sure that the new students, prior to their arrival, receive timely and informative communication from the Office of International Students and Scholars regarding immunization requirements, housing, airport pickup, and Orientation etc.
Among many things, Jeanne primarily advises international scholars and departments on J-1 and H-1B visa related matters. On behalf of Lehigh University, she files H-1B applications for faculty and staff. Jeanne is also responsible for advising students on employment including CPT and OPT, maintaining student status, traveling, etc. Working with OISS staff, Jeanne assists with programming and orientation.
Olga is a primary immigration advisor for F-1 and J-1 students. She advises students on all aspects of immigration regulations: maintaining legal status, employment in the U.S., transferring, traveling, leave of absence, etc. She is also responsible for the creation of immigration documents (I-20/DS-2019) and assisting students with the visa application process.